Tag Archives: Disease

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »

Cancer BREAKTHROUGH: New drugs could beat killer disease within 10 YEARS

The revelations come from experts behind a new London centre dedicated to tackling the problem. As scientists across the globe battle to beat cancer, Professor Paul Workman, the chief executive of the Institute for Cancer Research (ICR) yesterday branded drug resistance “the biggest challenge that we face in cancer treatment”. He hailed the research centre,… Read More »

Protein protects against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers propose a possible therapeutic target to treat fatty liver, a disease for which there is currently no treatment. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease describes several liver dysfunctions of varying severity, characterised by the accumulation of fat in hepatic cells and not caused by high alcohol consumption. This disease, one of the most common in developed… Read More »

Is there a relationship between BPPV and Meniere’s disease?

No. Although both disorders are associated with vertigo, they are not usually related. However, it is possible to have both disorders at the same time. Vertigo is intense dizziness and the feeling that you are spinning or your head is spinning. People who live with vertigo know it can be debilitating when it strikes. Dizziness… Read More »